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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for May 21, 2017Forgiving LoveJonah 3; Nahum 1–3 Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri. This lesson treatment is published in the May 14, 2017, issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  God’s forgiving love was in place for Nineveh but also for Jonah himself. The God of the Bible is the God of the second chance, and Jonah got his. The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time. Even though Jonah was a reluctant prophet who did not have forgiving love in his heart (evident in next week’s lesson), he headed off to Nineveh. But he was no doubt shocked by Nineveh’s repentance and acceptance of God’s forgiveness. Sometimes in contrast to what we might think, people actually do believe (Exodus 4:29-31; Acts 16:34). Perhaps Jonah 3 gives us a formula for forgiving love. The Word of the Lord | Jonah …

Catholic Daily Readings

Sunday, May 21, 2017, | Easter Sixth Sunday of Easter Year A | Roman Missal | Lectionary


First Reading Acts 8:5–8, 14–17 ResponsePsalm 66:1 Psalm Psalm 66:1–7, 16, 20 Second Reading 1 Peter 3:15–18 Gospel Acclamation John 14:23 GospelJohn 14:15–21

Catholic Daily Readings. Bellingham, WA: Faithlife, 2009. Print.